Ways to Give

Your ability to transform, inspire and save lives begins here. Explore the number of ways you can give to Jewish Federation, empowering us to improve thousands of lives here and in 70 countries across the globe. For help with all your philanthropic needs, please speak with acting Executive Director, Rachel Levy.

Donate Now

You don’t have to wait for a special time of year or special occasion to donate to the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut. Please help us carry the light today. Every dollar makes a difference.

2021 Annual Campaign:


Address the causes you are passionate about and that reflect your Jewish values. Through your generous contributions, we evaluate the most critical needs of the local and global Jewish communities and invest to make a significant impact. We are happy to help you make the greatest impact with your annual gift. 

Become a Sustaining Donor

By making a recurring monthly donation, you make a lasting commitment to the Federation. Becoming a sustaining donor is a great way to help ensure the stability and effectiveness of of all Federation programs and initiatives. Contact Rachel for more information.

Find the Right Gift

There are many ways to donate to JFEC. We put together information on the most common ways our donors help us out.

Corporate Partnerships

Businesses play an integral role in Federation’s work to improve lives locally and across the globe. We are proud to provide a variety of packages for businesses of all sizes to address causes that reflect their values and promote their dedication to our Jewish community among Federation’s donors, leaders and volunteers.

Emergency Funding

When a crisis overwhelms our community, a gift to the Community Relief & Recovery Fund provides fast and steady relief to those families in need, providing food, shelter and utility assistance. Pledge2Protect, necessitated from COVID-19, supplies critically needed masks and gloves to surrounding nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

Tributes & Legacy

Celebrate your loved one by ensuring the causes they were passionate about live on for generations to come through a gift to Federation in his or her name. Or honor a new baby or grandchild with a PJ Library gift subscription. We will gratefully acknowledge your thoughtful donation by notifying the person or family you designate with a beautiful acknowledgement card.